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Financial Arabic Translator

Fisher Investments Plano, Texas
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The Opportunity:

As part of the firm's in-house translation team, the Arabic Translator will provide translation services to internal clients across Sales, Service, Research, Content, Marketing, Legal and Compliance, and other groups. You will be involved in translating, editing, and proofreading content in Modern Standard Arabic. You will be reporting to the Translation Team Leader.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal clients and help facilitate all translation related requests as necessary for their target market(s)

  • Execute tone and language style guides

  • Partner with translation vendors and provide feedback to coordinate production

  • Showcase excellent written and verbal communication skills to localise various content types such as financial, marketing, legal and/or educational materials

  • Meet deadlines and translate the firm's content from English to their native language while upholding the house tone of voice

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of their target language and translation tools

  • Excel in quality management and proofreading

  • Be responsible for translating capital markets related content such as educational brochures, articles, marketing ads, presentations, newsletters and client-facing content from English to their native language

  • Complete translation projects on time and adapt the materials to ensure the investment content is localised for targeted markets

  • Manage ad-hoc projects independently through to completion as directed by management

Your Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Translation, Linguistics, Arabic language, or equivalent practical experience is essential

  • Proficiency level in Arabic, with the ability to produce written content in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) is essential

  • 3+ years of financial translation experience is necessary 

  • Sound knowledge of Arabic culture is important

  • Strong finance/investment industry knowledge is necessary 

  • Fluency in English is essential. Fluency in another European or Asian language is advantageous (Danish, Dutch, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Cantonese, Norwegian, Spanish, or Swedish)

  • Experience with CAT tools is advantageous

  • Able to interact effectively with employees at all seniority levels

Why Fisher Investments:

We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. We take great pride in our inclusive culture, our learning and development framework customized for every employee, and our Great Place to Work Certification. It's the people that make the Fisher purpose possible, and we invest in them by offering exceptional benefits like:

  • 100% paid medical, dental and vision premiums for you and your qualifying dependents

  • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum

  • 20 days of PTO*, plus 10 paid holidays (*17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time for California employees)

  • Family Support programs including 8 weeks Paid Primary Caregiver leave, adoption assistance and back-up child care


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